Category: Hospital Medical Gases

 
Disaster preparedness and crises management effectiveness

Disaster Risk Management: Corporate Preparedness and Crisis Management

By Augustus Douw August 19, 2017 #medequip.kenya The impact of an earthquake, hurricane, building fire, tsunami, or other disaster can be devastating to an area, its economy, and its people. Damage to homes, businesses, and infrastructure — on top of the damage to lives — can linger for months orRead More

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Disaster Risk Management for Healthcare Facilities

By MedEquip. Updated August 18, 2017 The 2008-2009 focus of the biennial World Disaster Reduction Campaign was on “Hospitals Safe from Disasters: Reduce Risk, Protect Health facilities, Save Lives”. In that global effort, WHO established partnership with the secretariat of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) and theRead More

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International Usability Standards for Medical Devices

Most manufacturers know they cannot risk launching products with poor usability. They know that ultimately there will be a price to pay — expensive redesigns, poor customer experience, high volumes of customer service calls and complaints, lost user productivity and lost revenue. But there are some industries in which theRead More

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Healthcare Technology: Preparing For The World of Tomorrow

MedEquip July 25, 2017 The healthcare industry has undergone a technology renaissance. What once encompassed patient scheduling and payment software has evolved into a myriad of applications and IoT devices (internet of things) that are often critical to the delivery of healthcare services. These changes to the healthcare industry haveRead More

Guidelines In Planning and Design of Hospitals

A functional design can promote skill, economy, conveniences, and comforts; a non-functional design can impede activities of all types, detract from quality of care, and raise costs to intolerable levels.”  Hardy and Lammers Hospitals are the most complex of building types. Each hospital is comprised of a wide range ofRead More

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Medical Equipment Budgeting: Controlling Project Medical Equipment Costs

August 4, 2017 Key to the success of a health care construction project is a vetted and approved medical equipment budget. This lays the foundation for the application of practices that may not only save the facility money on medical equipment, but on the entire project cost. Establishing an initialRead More

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Strategic Supply Chain Management

Medequip Supply chain management involves optimizing our warehousing operations to maximize both speed and efficiency of supplies. Madiquip manages a busy strategic supply chain of medical equipment and pharmaceuticals for international partners, agencies and organizations. Partners who need sustained supplies for health care projects to regional missions in remote areasRead More

Medical Equipment Life Cycle Costs

Updated July 23, 2017 by MedEquip Medical equipment management is usually a four-stage battle for hospitals. It begins with procurement cost, then installation and training, then usability and finally maintenance overhead. Over each stage of this running battle hangs a budget question, which most health project owners have no answersRead More

The Costly Paradox of Health-Care Technology

In every industry but one, technology makes things better and cheaper. Why is it that innovation increases the cost of health care? by Jonathan S. Skinner Shared September July 26, 2017 Health-care costs would drop if we stuck to technologies with proven benefits. As an economist who studies health care,Read More

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